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Address: Encuentro Beach, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
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+1-829-573-2240
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The Most amazing Surf School in the Caribbean! Surf lessons, rentals, SUP,...

The Most amazing Surf School in the Caribbean! Surf lessons, rentals, SUP, surf trips and lodging in beachfront surf camp and more!

Pauhana Surf School is located in one of the most famous beaches in the Caribbean, Encuentro Beach. Encuentro Beach is an incredible consistent point brake with lefts and rights that break all year round.

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Great Service, great Rates - thank you very much !!

The Surfschool provided not only great equipment, but also reasonable rates and an outstanding service: The owner does speak several languages, including english and german, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2017
Patrick H

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The Surfschool provided not only great equipment, but also reasonable rates and an outstanding service: The owner does speak several languages, including english and german, and he knows a lot about surfing. My girlfriend took surfing classes and after a few waves she managed to stand up and surf sucessfully. I rented a board of great quality. Thank you so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Go here if you want to rent a surfboard on encuentro beach! the personell is really nice and will help you out! they have a great variety of boards and the beach is of beginners and for advanced surfers. but be there before 9am, since the winds destroy all the waves past midday. I even broke a longboard in a... More 

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Thank dichtastrolch
Shawano, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We did a surf lesson on our last day and were really blown away by Chepe's customer service. We had not so great weather, so they kept recommending that we surf a different day. We so appreciated that someone was looking out for us. In the end, we ended up surfing immediately before heading to the airport. Before we took... More 

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Thank Carey G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I always wanted to try surfing and I was not disappointed. What fun! Instruction was very thorough. Practice on the beach made it easy to understand and try before getting in the water. Instructors were very helpful in the water. They made adjustments to make sure all of us were able to get up and hang ten. Bring a towel... More 

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Thank lampet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The surf lessons here were amazing. Our instructor gave clear directions and made us all practice on land before getting in the water. Okay, so that may have been a little embarrassing but was super helpful once in the water. The instructors come out with you and give you a push to help you get up. All four of the... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This camp and its Manager(Ino) and instructors, especially Raf were a great help in teaching my friend how to surf and helping me refine my surfing. After not having surfed for 3 years getting back into a good groove was essential. I just went with a 3 day board rental and was able to change my boards out to see... More 

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renate v, Manager at PauHana Surf School, responded to this review

Great to hear that you had a fantastic experience! Thanks for your review and let us know when you are planning to come back. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Nice and consistent waves throughout the year; highest waves in winter (nov - feb). I really enjoyed coming to this beach. Many opportunities to learn or improve your surf skills! Friendly surf teachers too.

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Thank Chantal v
renate v, Manager at PauHana Surf School, responded to this review

Hope to see you soon again Chantal! Thank you! More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

July 2015 we travelled to Cabarete, D.R . The beach our condo was on only had kite surfing so I searched for spots to go surfing. After going out with another tour company I decided to head over to Playa Encuentro where I found PauHana Surf School. Each of the 5 days I went the waves were different which meant... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Honestly the most amazing trip we have ever been on and I am so happy I found Pauhana! From the daily surfing in Encuentro to the warm and friendly people and the incredibly beautiful Las Canas accommodations, we will never be the same! We swam in waterfalls rode horses through knee deep surf, had incredible meals and watched spectacular sunsets.... More 

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Thank Christianne B
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

This was great, everyone was so helpful and made this a great experience. was surfing after first lesson.

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